CLAT Syllabus 2019 – National Law University Odisha, Cuttack will announce the CLAT 2019 Syllabus in the last week of December 2018 along with the examination notification. With the help of syllabus of CLAT 2019, candidates will get an overview of the questions to be included in the law entrance examination. CLAT 2019 aspirants are advised to take a serious look into the CLAT Syllabus 2019 for better preparation strategies well in time. In the syllabus of CLAT 2019, candidates will get subject wise topics that will be included in the Common Law Admission Test. By getting an overview of the CLAT 2019 Syllabus, candidates will get to know their area where they are strong and the areas which needs more practice. Moreover, candidates familiar with the questions and marking scheme tend to strategize their preparation with the right study material at the right time. Candidates will get an outline of the subjects namely, Legal Aptitude, English, General Knowledge, Logical Reasoning and Mathematics here in this article of CLAT 2019. For information on the syllabus of CLAT 2019, candidates need to read the complete article given below.
CLAT Syllabus 2019 – Sections-wise Distribution
Candidates preparing for CLAT 2019 need to read and understand the CLAT 2019 Syllabus for a better understanding and knowledge of the subjects to be included in the law entrance examination as mentioned here.
CLAT Syllabus 2019 for Undergraduate law programmes
General Knowledge & Current Affairs
This will include latest happenings of the nation and some general knowledge
English (with Comprehension)
Vocabulary, Fill in the blanks, correcting sentences, Comprehension passages, etc.
This will include questions related to law, some legal maxim and legal propositions
Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)
This will include basic level mathematics including Number System, Percentage, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Height and Distance, Geometry, Algebra, Trigonometry, etc.
This will include questions related to blood relations, analogies, syllogism and some logical sequences.
General Knowledge & Current Affairs - This section will include questions from general awareness including static GK. Apart from GK, questions will also cover the recent topics and current affairs from the previous year.
English (with Comprehension) – In this sections candidates will be given questions of English Comprehension. Candidates will also be tested on Grammer, Vocabulary and Fill in the blanks.
Legal Aptitude – This section will test the candidates interest of studying law, legal terms and problem solving abilities. Moreover, there will also be some legal proposition and candidates will be required to assume out of the set of facts given.
Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability) – This section will have mathematics from Class 10th and won’t be too difficult.
Logical reasoning – This section will have questions related to syllogism, blood relations, identifying patterns, logical links and rectifying illogical arguments.
CLAT 2019 Syllabus for Postgraduate law programmes
Law of Torts
Intellectual Property Law
Law of Contracts
Jurisprudence – It is the theoretical study of law studied to gain deeper understanding of legal systems, legal reasoning, legal institutions and their role in the society.
Law of Torts – It is a new common law development supplemented by codifying statutes including statutes governing damages.
Criminal Law – It is body which deals with crimes. It includes threatening, harmful, or otherwise endangering to the property, health, safety, and moral welfare of people inclusive of one's self.
Family Law - This section will include questions related to marriage, domestic partnership, adoption, paternity, child custody, surrogacy and juvenile law.
International Law – It is the set of rules generally regarded and accepted as binding in relations between states and between nations. It serves as a framework for the practice of stable and organized international relations.
Property Law - Property law is the area of law that governs the various forms of ownership and tenancy in real property and in personal property, within the common law legal system.
Intellectual Property Law – It deals with the rules for securing and enforcing legal rights to inventions, designs, and artistic works. Just as the law protects ownership of personal property and real estate, so too does it protect the exclusive control of intangible assets.
Law of Contracts - A contract is an agreement between two or more parties to perform a service, provide a product or commit to an act and is enforceable by law. There are several types of contracts, and each have specific terms and conditions. The law governing the same can be defined as law of contracts.
CLAT Syllabus 2019 – Subject-wise distribution of marks for UG Programmes
Number of questions
General Knowledge and Current Affairs
English including Comprehension
CLAT Syllabus 2019 – Subject-wise distribution of marks for PG Programmes
Number of questions
Law of Contracts, Law of Torts, Criminal Law, International Law, Family Law, Property Law, Intellectual Property Law, etc
CLAT Syllabus 2019 – Core Modalities
Aspirants of CLAT 2019 for undergraduate programmes will be tested on a total of 200 marks, whereas candidates of postgraduate programmes will be tested on 150 marks.
CLAT 2019 will be conducted in online mode.
Each question will carry 1 mark each.
Questions would be of objective-nature where the candidates will be required to choose one option out of the four options given.
There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks and 0 marks will be awarded to non-attempted questions.